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Sister Mavis Jewell Medical Respite

Established:
2017
Agency:
Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless
Address:
1300 Massachusetts Ave
3rd floor South, Troy, NY
United States
Contact:
Kristen Giroux
Phone Number:
(518) 434-8021
Description:

In March 2017, IPH opened the first medical respite program in the Capital Region. Housed at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, NY, medical respite is short term-residential care that allows individuals the opportunity to rest in a safe 24/7 environment while accessing care and supportive services such as: meals, personal care needs, medications, treatments and home care services. While patients are recovering, case managers will also assist in helping to find shelter or housing.

The medical respite program assists an underserved, targeted population that currently lacks access to post-hospital care, and who frequently use the emergency department for non-emergent health concerns. The program is funded in part by Alliance for Better Health Care, Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation, Millennium Foundation, St. Peter’s Health Partners, and Friends of Sister Mavis.

Operating Agency:
Non-profit
Number of Beds:
17